IOM DTM in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the state Ministry of Health have been conducting monitoring of individuals moving into Nigeria's conflict-affected northeastern states of Adamawa and Borno under pillar four (Points of entry) of COVID 19 preparedness and response planning guidelines.
During the period 1 to 30 September 2020, 576 movements were observed at Thirty-Seven Points of Entries in Adamawa and Borno states. Of the total movements recorded, 156 were incoming from Extreme-Nord, 22 from Nord, 16 from Centre in Cameroon and 5 from N’Djamena in Chad republic. A total of 199 Incoming movements were observed at Ten Points of Entries.
A range of data was collected during the assessment to better inform on migrants’ nationalities, gender, reasons for moving, mode of transportation and timeline of movement as shown in Figures 1 to 4 below.